Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski, currently traveling in China, asks, "Could the world's great powers really come to blows over a handful of rocky, uninhabited islands?"
After one year in power, Chinese president Xi Jinping has largely consolidated his power, but he still faces "perilous" challenges, according to a panel Thursday night at Asia Society in New York.
At a recent Asia Society forum in Islamabad 11 rising stars shared personal stories and their visions for Indo-Pakistan relations, and their recommendations to turn those common dreams into reality in the not too distant future.
Can Indonesia be seen as a democratic model for other Muslim-majority countries like Egypt and Tunisia?
Real progress toward resolving one of Asia's most pressing territorial disputes will only come by addressing a host of factors at once.
Andrew Gilholm, senior Northeast Asia analyst with the consultancy Control Risks, says it's "tough to see" a peaceful resolution to current tensions.
A ChinaFile panel of experts assess whether China might finally be out of patience with its intractable smaller neighbor.
As Asia rises, it faces a dilemma: whether to abide by Western diplomatic norms, or to respect Asian values, such as consensus, harmony, and good neighborliness.
A veteran China-watcher describes what it was like to witness Beijing's unfettered display of military might on China's National Day in 2009.